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    June 24, 2019 9:40:00 AM CDT

    The Advantages Of Digital Printing T-Shirts

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    Digital printing t-shirts, a new type of t-shirt printing that offers an alternative to the traditional screen printing method, is a surefire way to create custom designed t-shirts that represent your business in the best way possible. Even better, digital printing t-shirts will ensure that your custom designed t-shirts are produced efficiently both in terms of time and money.

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    June 10, 2019 12:35:00 PM CDT

    6 Advantages Of Branded Clothing For Your Business

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    Branded apparel can have a big impact on any type of business. Any time the business logo and name are put out into the world, the company has a powerful marketing opportunity. Put the business name and logo onto apparel and you can increase brand awareness and promote your business all over town. Consider these benefits of branded clothing.

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    May 28, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

    Custom T-Shirts: The Different Types Of Printing Techniques

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    Whether one chooses a traditional screen-printing process or a modern digital printing process, custom t-shirt printing is easier than ever before. Each technique offers unique advantages, so make sure to consider all elements before choosing screen-print or digital.

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    May 27, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

    How To Choose Custom Uniforms For Your Employees

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    Designing custom uniforms for your employees is a great way to promote your business. However, you may not be sure about what choices to make when you're ordering custom uniforms. Here are a few tips when you're deciding how you want your company represented through the uniforms your employees will wear.

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    May 14, 2019 9:18:00 AM CDT

    The 3 Main Types Of Specialty Embroidery Stitches

    satin stitchWhen adding embroidery elements to your garment, you can expect to see a professional and sleek outcome that reflects your personal or business brand. Embroidered garments give the opportunity to showcase your organization and members with style. In order for this to be possible, decorator companies use three distinct specialty embroidery stitches to create the beautiful custom embroidered garments you see. Each stitch creates a different embroidered look on the fabric.

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    May 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM CDT

    20 Fabrics That Can Be Used For Custom Apparel Decoration

    Basic Apparel Fabric Types for Decoration resized 600There’s a wide variety of apparel fabrics available for decoration. Screen printembroidery, and direct to garment are all common types of decoration for promotional and retail garments. This article covers the basics without getting into the nuances of eco-friendly and sustainable apparel options.

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    May 6, 2019 1:01:00 PM CDT

    5 Benefits Screen Printing Companies Can Offer

    screen printing service companiesSelecting a screen printing service company can be a difficult task, but making sure you do your homework can ensure you will work with a quality printer when preparing for your next project. Partnering with a good screen printing service offers a number of benefits, many of which will benefit practically any business. Read on to learn about five top benefits that established screen printing service companies have to offer.

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    April 29, 2019 12:10:00 PM CDT

    7 Things To Consider When All-Over T-shirt Printing For Your Customer

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    The process of screen-printing shirts has really come a long way. Instead of just choosing a central image for your shirt, you can use a variety of images or patterns when using an all-over printing design. There are many possibilities available to you with when printing your next all-over t-shirt, but there are some things to keep in mind when you’re designing and ordering your shirt.

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    May 13, 2015 12:04:00 PM CDT

    The Goods Aren't Good Without A PO

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    One of the very first steps in the decorating apparel industry is purchasing the goods that need to be screen printed or embroidered on. Decorating companies are more than willing to order the goods for their customers, but there are times when customers will supply the garments themselves. This is certainly not a problem and 100% acceptable. However, if the customer does provide their decorator with the blank pieces, there are a few things that they should know and take into consideration. Here are three Things Your Decorator Needs Before Sending Your Order to Production:

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    April 21, 2015 2:45:28 PM CDT

    The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Plastisol Ink

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    Plastisol ink is a PVC (polyvinyl chloride) based system that essentially contains no solvent at all. Along with UV ink used in graphic screen printing, it is referred to as a 100% solid ink system. Plastisol is a thermoplastic ink in that it is necessary to heat the printed ink film to a temperature high enough to cause the molecules of PVC resin and plasticizer to cross-link and thereby solidify, or cure. The temperature at which most plastisol for textile printing cures at is in the range of 149 °C to 166 °C (300 °F to 330°F).

    Plastisol is the ink of choice for printing of finished goods such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and tote bags.

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    April 14, 2015 2:40:00 PM CDT

    5 Tips to Preparing an Illustrator File for Your Contract Decorator

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    Screen printers love Adobe Illustrator because the graphics are so clean and perfectly scale-able. Certain features of the program were even designed specifically for the print industry. A screen print artist or separator prepares your design file for print production, but there are some steps you should take to prepare your file for the printer.

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